The Fayette Fund announces new board chair

Tue, 11/27/2007 - 4:05pm
By: The Citizen

Attorney Hofrichter appointed to lead organization

The Community Foundation for Greater Atlanta: Fayette Fund’s board of directors recently appointed Mr. Mike Hofrichter as Chairman. Mr. Hofrichter has served on the Fayette Fund’s board since 2003 and also serves on the Grants Committee.

“I have big shoes to fill,” says Hofrichter about his predecessor, Joel Cowan, who held the position for thirteen years.

The Community Foundation for Greater Atlanta: Fayette Fund specifically focuses on the needs and interests of Fayette County citizens. Total grants from Fayette Fund donors have totaled $432,000 this year to date. Over $335,000 of these grants were distributed to Fayette County nonprofit organizations. The Fayette Fund also has an unrestricted annual grant program.

Mr. Hofrichter is a partner with Rogers, Hofrichter & Karth, P.C. His practice area includes workers compensation, social security disability and long term disability insurance claims.

Active with many Fayette County civic organizations, Mr. Hofrichter is a past Chairman of the Fayette County Chamber of Commerce, past President of the Metro Kiwanis Club and past President of the Fayette County Bar Association.

With more than $750 million in assets, The Community Foundation for Greater Atlanta connects donors, nonprofits, community leaders and other partners to make philanthropy happen. For more information, visit or call Kim Frederking at 678-462-8320.

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